Feature Freeze approaching

Lionel Le Folgoc mrpouit at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 26 12:28:44 UTC 2009


On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 01:09:45PM +0300, Jarno Suni wrote:
> Hi
> I suggest that you make tray icon default whatever power manager is
> chosen; by that you can suspend/hibernate so that screen is locked in
> resume. (See also
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-session/+bug/121737)

I think that the default value ("when a battery is present") is fine, as
workstation users do not really care of a power manager.

> xfce4-power-manager (0.6.2) is better in that it can launch whatever
> locking utility determined in xflock4. gnome-power-manager can lock by
> gnome-screensaver only (and needs the respective daemon running).
> xinitrc prefers to start xscreensaver daemon, if it is installed
> (instead of gnome-screensaver daemon). IHMO it would be better to
> change that to prevent from surprises in Xfce session after user
> installs xscreensaver (by installing e.g. lxde besides
> xubuntu-desktop). That is: patch xinitrc to start certain Xubuntu's
> default screensaver daemon, even if both xscreensaver and
> gnome-screensaver are installed. I vote for gnome-screensaver;
> xscreensaver seems to show too much (=some pop-up messages) even in
> locked state and has less features. 

We don't even know yet if karmic will ship gnome-screensaver or
xscreensaver, so this is a bit premature to patch…


> My experiences are from Xubuntu 9.04.
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